Vevey / Daejeon, October 18 2021 – The EQUAL-SALARY Foundation is pleased to announce that KT&G has obtained the EQUAL-SALARY certification, symbol of excellence in terms of equal pay. After successfully passing the statistical analysis of its salaries, KT&G underwent an internal audit entrusted to PwC proving that it applied equal pay for women and men.
“By committing to equal pay for men and women, KT&G is setting an example and proves that it offers its employees an equitable working environment that favours equal opportunities, whether in the field of recruitment, evaluations or promotion. We are proud of this certification, which confirms that our action for equal pay has no boundaries“, commented Lisa Rubli, co-CEO of EQUAL-SALARY.
« We are so pleased to announce that KT&G is the first EQUAL-SALARY certified company among listed companies in Korea. KT&G will continue to develop inclusive and fair policies for all employees, and we believe that equality of opportunity and salary will lead to enhance the company’s fundamental competitiveness. » added Bok-In Baek, CEO of KT&G Corporation.